Category Archives: Fun

Multi Review: The Ultimate American Whiskey Tweet Tasting

The Ultimate American Whiskey Tweet Tasting To help celebrate the 4th July, a well-known date in America – so I’ve been told, the good eggs at Maverick Drinks and The Whisky Wire sent me a curated selection pack of their best … Continue reading

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News: Drinks by the Dram’s 2017 Advent Calendar selection

Drinks by the Dram’s 2017 Advent Calendar selection Now in it’s 6th year, the Drinks by the Dram 2017 Advent Calendar selection has expanded to include even more goodies than ever before… now’s the time to grab yourself a booze filled … Continue reading

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Whisky Holiday? The Malt Whisky Trail!

The Malt Whisky Trail Have you ever thought about making a whisky holiday pilgrimage to visit some of the most famous names in whisky? I bet you have! There’s quite a few different trips you could do, from island hopping, … Continue reading

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TWE Whisky Show: Bloggers’ Breakfast

TWE Whisky Show: Bloggers’ Breakfast   Most serious whisky drinkers have been to, or at least know about the existence of whisky shows… there’s a good variety of them over the UK these days, but one of the largest, best … Continue reading

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Review: Mount Gay Rum Goodies

Mount Gay Rum Twitter Tasting I’ve been lucky enough to be on a Mount Gay twitter tasting tonight… I’m still quite new to rum, I know I like it, but I haven’t tried many varieties, so it’s great to try … Continue reading

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Article: Deconstructing Wood’s Rum

Deconstructing Wood’s Rum – #WoodsTT I’m lucky enough to have been involved with a Twitter Tasting, looking at Wood’s Rum… and deconstructing it’s three component parts, tasting them separately before then trying the finished article… not something you get to do … Continue reading

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New Whisky Term: Cash Strength

<mini post> Just a quick post this one… but today I seem to have accidentally invented a new term: “Cash Strength”. This generally refers to new releases that *aren’t* Cask Strength, but certainly appear to priced as if they were! … Continue reading

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Whisky Advent Calendars!

Whisky (and other) Advent Calendars! Awesome! So… in what is pretty much a tradition now, Master of Malt / Drinks by the Dram has once again got lots of lovely boozy advent calendars for your Christmassy enjoyment, 24 x 3cl … Continue reading

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Focus on Fentimans: Smart Soft Drinks

Fentimans: Alcohol Free Christmas Party Winners? Have you heard of Fentimans? If not, let me quickly fill you in…  Thomas Fentiman, a West Yorkshire iron worker, began the business in 1905 when he was given a recipe for botanically brewed … Continue reading

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Review: Battle of the Blends – The Judging

Whisky Mag’s Battle of the Blends in association with Master of Malt So, Dave ‘The Rummager’ Broom and Neil ‘Copper Dog’ Ridley have been set a challenge by the Whisky Mag along with Master of Malt… which of the two … Continue reading

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